October 20, 2016
Today marks the celebration of International Sloth Day! This holiday exists to help educate the public about the well-being of sloths, conservation...
October 17, 2016
Many of the animals who reside at the Virginia Zoo live longer than they would in the wild, sometimes two to three times longer than their expected...
September 29, 2016
Sunday, October 2, 2016 is World Farm Animal Day! The Virginia Zoo is happy to be celebrating all of its domestic and non-domestic farm animals with...
September 27, 2016
The Virginia Zoo is celebrating First Responders Day by offering discounts on daily tickets and memberships for First Responders and their families...
September 12, 2016
Teachers, school staff and parents of students fascinated by animals: the school year is here and now is the time to schedule classroom programs or...
September 9, 2016
The Union Island Gecko Gonatodes daudini, also known as the Grenadines Clawed Gecko, is endemic to one small forest area on Union Island in the...
September 8, 2016
I am LaCheryl Ball, a fourth-year veterinary student at the Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and a dual Masters of Public Health...
August 27, 2016
Its 8 am, the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing and the birds are chirping and I do mean all the birds!  Here at the Virginia Zoo we have...
August 25, 2016
The Virginia Zoo is excited to at last release the name of its infamous tiger cubs: Stubbley and Osceola. The naming rights of the cubs were bid on...